The Zimo MS580N18 is perfect for sound installations in HO & N scale locomotives.
This decoder can be loaded with any Zimo sound project of your choosing for a small extra cost. Click this Zimo link to access their sound file database.
In partnership with YouChoos located in the UK, any of their sound files may also be loaded onto this decoder for a small extra cost. Click this YouChoos link to access their comprehensive sound database.
- NRMA DCC data format with function mapping + Swiss mapping
- 2000uF 6.3V capacitance keep alive built in
- Up to 16 bit audio at 44kHz
- 128Mbit of sound memory – 360s of sounds at 16 bit 22kHz
- 1W 8Ohm speaker output – (e.g. standard sugar cube)
- Track voltage: 7-30V
- Motor max continuous current: 0.8A
- Motor peak current (~20 sec): 1.5A
- Functions max total current: 0.6A
- Max total motor + function output: 0.8A
- 4 amplified function outputs, 2 logic level outputs (functions/servos/SUSI)
- Keep alive capacitor connection pads for 6.3V capacitors
- Shunting mode
- Support for automatic uncoupling
- Addresses 1-10239
- Lighting effects: flashing, dimming, soft start, American lighting effects, etc.
- Advanced momentum features
- Operable brake via function key
- Ability to switch between multiple sound files
- 16 sound channels with simultaneous playback
- 8 random sound generators
- Programmable to two complete sets of CV’s
- Operable on DC
View on the Zimo website: http://www.zimo.at/web2010/products/ms-sound-decoder_EN.htm